Overview

Tasks Will Include

We are currently looking for computational linguists with native level Danish language skills, as independent contractors, who would assist the client with their NLU data procurement in an effort to develop a speech recognizer. The computational linguist would work with the client’s team of NLU linguists and engineer to develop their speech recognizer.
help determine specifications of the project,
setup new collections or
help determine if existing data may be reused.
Other Tasks Include Building Of The Language Models
writing grammars,
drafting slot lists, and
training statistical models.
All work will be done remotely on a client provided, secure device. Candidates should be available for approximately 24 hours per week, starting in January 2019. Qualifying candidates must pass a technical screener as well as a background check.

Project Description

The project focuses on assisting the client with their NLU data procurement. The client will provide training for their proprietary tools for data activities and NLU buffers building. All work can be performed remotely, in contact and with the support of the client’s NLU team members.

Start date: January 2019

Length: 40 weeks

Average hours: 24 per week

Detailed Task

The computational linguist would help determine specifications of the project, setup new collections or help determine if existing data may be reused. Other tasks include building of the language models: writing grammars, drafting slot lists, and training statistical models.

Company:

Appen

Qualifications:

Requirements

Advanced degree in Computational Linguistics, Linguistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or other relevant technical field

Preferred Skills

Industry experience in NLU

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Seniority Level
Associate

Industry
Information Technology & Services Computer Software Internet
Employment Type
Full-time

Job Functions
Information Technology

Language requirements:

Fluency in English (written and oral)
Native-level speaker of Danish

Educational level:

Diploma

How to apply:

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About Appen

Appen is a language technology solutions and consulting firm, recognized as a global leader in the quality, range and caliber of its expertise. We are focused on helping our clients reach international markets by leveraging our expertise in over 140 languages and dialects. Our clients are among the world’s top internet search engine and voice recognition providers. For more information come see us at http://www.appen.com.

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